Registration Frequently Asked Questions


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Online Registration

I am having trouble getting started with the online registraiton.

Please visit the 2024 International Congress on Integrative Medicine & Health registration webpage by clicking here


Select the “New Registration” button. Enter your name, email address, and additional information then click “Continue” to continue your registration. Each registrant is identified by their email address; if you have already registered or someone has registered on your behalf using your email address, you will not be able to use that email address again. Please contact the Registration Coordinator for further assistance:


I cannot find my registration confirmation email. 

A registration confirmation email is sent automatically once you have completed your online registration. It serves as your official receipt and is sent to the email address you used to register (as well as the email in the “additional email address” field, if entered).


If you have not received your registration confirmation email, please follow these steps:

  • Wait 60 minutes after registering. Occasionally registration confirmations are slightly delayed if the system is particularly busy.
  • Check your clutter and spam folders. The subject of the email will be “Confirmation for 2024 International Congress on Integrative Medicine & Health.”
  • Email and request that your registration confirmation be resent.


I have already completed my registration, but I need to modify my order. How can I do that?

If you would like to edit your order after you submitted your registration, please email for assistance.


I’m not sure which Registration Category I should choose.


Consortium Institution Member: If your employer or institution is a member of the Academic Consortium for Integrative Medicine & Health, you may select this registration type. You can check membership here.


Member Student / Trainee: If you are a student, trainee, or post-doctoral fellow and your institution is a member of the Academic Consortium you may select this registration type.



Non Member: If your employer or institution is not a member of the Academic Consortium, you should select this registration type. If you are a member of the International Society for Traditional, Complementary, & Integrative Medicine Research (ISCMR) but not a Consortium Institution member, select this registration type, and then select "Partner (ISCMR) Member" on the next page.


Non Member Student / Trainee: If you are a student, trainee, or post-doctoral fellow and your employer or institution is not a member of the Academic Consortium, you may select this registration type.


As an individual, can I become a member of the Academic Consortium and then register with the member price?

Membership with the Academic Consortium is held at the institution or organization level. Learn more here.


Is there a website where I can check my membership status?

You can check your employer or institution’s membership with the Academic Consortium for Integrative Medicine & Health here.


If your employer or institution is not listed, but you feel it should be, contact


What is included in the International Congress registration fee?

International Congress registration includes name badge, registration materials and entry to all International Congress sessions, exhibit/poster hall and Congress-provided meals, and submission of up to two (2) abstracts* (seperate submisison required).


One-Day registrations will include name badge, registration materials, entry to all International Congress sessions, exhibit/poster hall and Congress-provided meals for the individual day. It also includes submission of up to two (2) abstracts* (separate submission required).


*If you submitted more than two (2) abstract proposals, they can be added at the time of Congress registration for $50 each.


I can no longer attend the International Congress, but my colleague is available. What is the substitution policy?

Know someone else from your institution or organization who is interested in attending? Payment of a $50 administrative fee enables you to transfer your registration to another person simply by emailing Substitutions will be transferred at the same rate as the original registration. Substitutions can be intiated by the original registrant until the pre-registration deadline or at the onsite registration desk.


Is there a virtual or hybrid option for the International Congress or Academic Consortium’s Members Meeting?

We continue to believe that convening in-person for the International Congress and Members Meeting provides for the best opportunity to engage others and advance integrative healthcare. At this time, we are not offering a virtual or hybrid option for remote participation. 


What if I am no longer able to attend the International Congress or Academic Consortium’s Members Meeting after I register? What is the cancellation policy?

If, after registering, you no longer able to attend, simply email with your registration cancellation. We are happy to accommodate a refund of your purchase if you are unable to find a substitute prior to the deadline. Cancellation requests must be made in writing by emailing Cancellations received on or before  March 7, 2024, will be refunded. Please note that there is a non-refundable 20% administrative fee. Unfortunately, no refunds will be given for cancellations received after March 7, 2024. Cancellations made after Thursday, March 7, 2024 or no-shows will not receive a refund.


I still want to attend the International Congress, but need to cancel one of my optional agenda items. What is the cancellation for optional agenda items?

Optional agenda items, such as Post-Congress Workshops, Members Meeting, and guest passes are fully refundable until the cancellation deadline, Thursday, March 7, 2024.


Do I have to pre-enroll for sessions?

Pre-registration is only required for the Members Meeting (Academic Consortium members only) and Post-Congress Workshops.


I just want to attend the Post-Congress Workshops – is that possible?

Post-Congress Workshops are only available for registrants of the International Congress.


Can I just attend one day of the International Congress?

Yes, One-Day International Congress registrations are available.


What is the Members Meeting?

The Members Meeting is the annual meeting of the Academic Consortium for Integrative Medicine & Health. The meeting is open to faculty, staff, and students of Academic Consortium member organizations. The 2024 Members Meeting is held on April 9-10 at the Cleveland Hilton Downtown, in conjunction with the International Congress on Integrative Medicine and Health.


This meeting provides the Academic Consortium’s members the opportunity to network, connect with peers and mentors, exchange information, learn about and be involved in Consortium initiatives, and engage new members. Novel workshops and panels occur on topics such as leadership, philanthropy, integrative business models, interprofessional case discussions, and storytelling.


Who can attend the Members Meeting?

All faculty, staff, and students of institution members are eligible to be attend the Annual Members Meeting. Individual members from all medical specialties and health care disciplines from member organizations are encouraged to attend.


I’ve heard there is a special registration discount available if you book at the
Cleveland Hilton Downtown; how do I get the discount?

Receive $50 off your International Congress registration** by reserving your hotel room through the Congress block at the Cleveland Hilton Downtown. You must complete your Cleveland Hilton Downtown reservation BEFORE you begin the Congress registration process. You must provide your Cleveland Hilton Downtown confirmation number when you register. Discount is available on full, paid Congress registrations. Discount is not available on one-day registrations. The discount is not available for reservations made at any other hotels or outside the International Congress room block. Visit the Accommodations page for accommodations information.


**Discounts will be reversed if the reservation is cancelled or cannot be verified. No discounts will be applied after registration is completed. Discounts are only available as long as rooms at the Cleveland Hilton Downtown are available.


Which workshops are considered Post-Congress Workshops and require a fee?

Click here to view the Post-Congress Workshops, which will be offered on Saturday, April 13. Sessions will be scheduled for half day (2.5 hour) workshops. These workshops are not included in any Congress registration categories and require payment of an additional fee. CME credits are available for these workshops and can be purchased at the time of registration. 


I selected "check" as my payment option, but now I want to pay with a credit card. 

Please visit the registration site and select “Modify Registration.” Enter your email address and reference number (found in your registration confirmation email). You will be directed to the payment page where you can select “credit card” and enter your payment details


I have some dietary restrictions/special needs. How do I inform the conference planners?

You will be able to enter dietary restrictions or special needs information during the registration process. Please note that due to vendor limitations, some requests may be combined (i.e. receiving a meal that is dairy-free, gluten-free, and vegetarian) or not accommodated. Due to involved costs,some dietary requests may incur an additional fee. 


Can I register onsite?

If the International Congress has not sold out, you will be able to register onsite at the registration desk.


What are the registration desk hours?

Members Meeting Registration & Information Desk Hours

          Tuesday, April 9: 16:00 - 17:30

          Wednesday, April 10: 07:30 - 16:30


International Congress Registration & Information Desk Hours

          Thursday, April 11: 07:30 – 18:30

          Friday, April 12: 07:30 – 18:30

          Saturday, April 13: 07:30 – 15:00


Registration & Information Desk hours are subject to change.




When does the Members Meeting and International Congress start?

Programming for the Members Meeting begins on April 9 at 5:30 pm with the Welcome Reception at the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. Members Meeting programming continues on April 10 from 6:30 am-5:30 pm at the Hilton Cleveland Downtown. The International Congress begins on the morning of April 11 with programming continuing through April 13. View the current schedule of a glance here.

Members Meeting dates: April 9-10, 2024

International Congress dates: April 11-13, 2024


I would like to reserve a hotel room in Cleveland. Which hotel should I contact?

Discounted accommodations rates are available for Members Meeting and International Congress attendees at the Cleveland Hilton Downtown until Friday, March 8, 2024 or until the group block is sold out, whichever occurs first. Visit the Accommodations page for accommodations information, including special registration discounts and benefits for reserving at the Cleveland Hilton Downtown. 


If the Cleveland Hilton Downtown becomes sold-out, what do I do?

A list of area hotels will be posted to the accommodations page if the room block sells out. Individual reservations are typically canceled with the hotel in the weeks leading up to the International Congress. We cannot guarantee availability or rates at that time. In the meantime, we encourage attendees without a room at the Cleveland Hilton Downtown to book a room at a nearby hotel to ensure accommodations.


What accessibility accommodations will be made?

It is the position of Academic Consortium for Integrative Medicine & Health to hold meetings, conferences and professional gatherings where physical and communication barriers do not exclude people with disabilities from attending and participating. The Academic Consortium is committed to making the International Congress accessible to the widest range of people possible and encourages attendees, presenters and exhibitors to consider the needs of others when planning their presentations, communications and interactions.


Can I bring a guest to any of the meal functions?

You may purchase a guest pass for the Congress Poster Receptions (taking place April 11 and 12) during the registration process.


What child or senior care services are available?

The 2024 conference event location is at The Cleveland Hilton Downtown, and all participants are offered information about local family care referrals that are near the hotel or on premises for those traveling with multi-generational companions. Other local resources can be found on and

Please let the conference staff know if you need information about family care. Our team will provide you with instructions to access and a list of family care resources* that are located near the conference hotel and/or available for on premise services. For support from our team, the staff can be found at the registration desk or they can be reached by email If child/family care costs are a barrier for you, please reach out to us so that we may help identify solutions. 

Through the conference mobile app, an optional group for participants to join, is made available for those who want to connect regarding child/family care sharing. There are no conference restrictions in place for attendees who would like to or need to bring their children. 

*The Academic Consortium for Integrative Medicine and Health and its affiliates cannot endore any family care services. We ask that if you are securing family care, that you please follow your own due diligence when selecting and privately contracting with any agency or individual.

Breastfeeding Individuals

Multiple options for breastfeeding people are made available to conference attendees. A lactation room is reserved for the conference and the conference team can provide information to breastfeeding individuals about accommodation made for accessing a private, dedicated lactation room on premises explicitly for the use of conference attendees. The Cleveland Hilton Downtown Hotel has an additional hotel provided "mother room" which is located on the first floor and access can be granted to individuals via a room key for the duration of the conference by hotel front-desk staff.


What should I wear?

Smart business casual to business professional attire is recommended. Be sure to wear layers, as the meeting spaces may run hot or cool compared to your comfort level – layers are key! Appropriate athletic wear is encouraged for the wellness activities.


My organization is interested in supporting the Congress. Are there sponsorship or exhibit opportunities that help showcase our products or services?

There are sponsorship opportunities for both non-commercial and commercial entities, as well as exhibit and other marketing possibilities. View details of the support program and apply to participate on the Support page.


Will functions be held outdoors?

While most functions, including sessions and Poster Receptions will be held indoors, there may be opportunities to participate in wellness activities outdoors, weather permitting.


Is there a virtual or hybrid option for the International Congress or Academic Consortium’s Members Meeting?

We continue to believe that convening in-person for the International Congress and Members Meeting provides for the best opportunity to engage others and advance integrative healthcare and that we can do this safely based on the most current guidelines.


CME/CE Credits

Can I obtain a Certificate of Attendance?

A Certificate of Attendance will be available on the website after the International Congress. Attendees will receive a passcode to access the website and download the Certificate.


Are there any CME or professional licensure credits available for the International Congress or Members Meeting?

There are CME credits available for purchase at the time of registration for $125. This fee includes credits for both the main congress and post-congress workshops (if registered).  


Accreditation Statement

In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Amedco LLC and Academic Consortium for Integrative Medicine and Health. Amedco LLC is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.


Nurses (ANCC)

Amedco LLC designates this activity for a maximum of 26.25 ANCC contact hours.


Physicians (ACCME)

Amedco LLC designates this live activity for a maximum of 26.25 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


Psychologists (APA)

Amedco LLC designates this activity for a maximum of 26.25 Psychologist contact hours.


For more information on CME credits, including the number and type of credits available at the Congress, please visit the CME page.


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Registration Questions:

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